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butternut squash Syllabification: but·ter·nut squash

Definition of butternut squash in English:


A popular winter squash of a variety that has a bell-shaped fruit with sweet orange-yellow flesh.
Example sentences
  • I also brought in actual vegetables: acorn squash, butternut squash, artichokes, red, green and yellow peppers, eggplant and several others with which even I wasn't familiar.
  • Golden butternut squash, robust orange pumpkins, crunchy red and green apples - fall produce is downright gorgeous, not to mention delectable.
  • Instead, look for the charming and nutty onion squash, the cute kabocha squash and the shapely butternut squash, or its fluorescent orange French equivalent.
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